ARMY Magazine December 2003 

Volume 53, Number 12

Listed below are selected articles and features of our December 2003 issue. To read all the articles in ARMY Magazine, join AUSA and get a subscription as part of your membership.

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 Front & Center

Meeting the Operational Tempo Challenge: Increasing End Strength is Only Part of the Solution
By Lt. Gen. Paul E. Blackwell, USA Ret. and Col. Richard J. Dunn III, USA Ret.
The Army is in the midst of a major operational tempo challenge with no end in sight.

 Selected Features

Global Air and Missile Defense: Weapons Centric to Joint Domain
By Lt. Gen. Joseph M. Cosumano Jr.
The Army’s space and missile defense capabilities have developed into a dynamic joint maneuver-oriented force.

Space Technology and Concept Development for the Army's Future Force
By Maj. Gen. John M. Urias
The Army—a leader in space operations, research and development—will increasingly rely on its space-based capabilities to accomplish its mission.

Whatever it Takes: Redlegs and Riflemen
By Maj. Peter K. Bacon
Many soldiers, like the cannoneers of 2-20 Field Artillery, find themselves in unfamiliar roles that challenge their flexibility as they enforce the peace in Iraq.

Army Air and Missile Defense Transformation
By Maj. Gen. Mike Vane, Lt. Col. Tim Keppler and Douglas Agee
Air and Missile Defense Transformation is an essential part of achieving the capabilities required for joint and Army future force success.

The Right Answers to the Warfighter's Questions
By Brig. Gen. Robert P. Lennox and Lt. Col. Eric Henderson
The Army’s component command to the U.S. Strategic Command is supporting a new journey, built on a distinguished past.



Washington Report

News Call

Soldier Armed


Beyond Baghdad: Postmodern War and Peace
Ralph Peters

The Burma Road: The Epic Story of the China-Burma-India Theater in World War II
Donovan Webster

Atlas of American Military History
Edited by James C.Bradford